- articles of merchandise or manufacture; goods: a peddler selling his wares.
- any intangible items, as services or products of artistic or intellectual creativity, that are salable: an actor advertising his wares.
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Definition for wares (2 of 4)
verb (used with object), wared, war·ing.
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Definition for wares (3 of 4)
verb (used with object), wared, war·ing. Scot. and North England.
Origin of ware3
Definition for wares (4 of 4)
noun Scot. and North England.
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Examples from the Web for wares
Take, for instance, Yiddish Mamma, a young Parisian brand that peddles its wares with love and humour.
The practice of prefacing a story with a brief written summary developed to help street hawkers sell their wares more effectively.
Nearly every presenter tonight makes a joke about having sampled the wares; not a single one elicits more than a few chuckles.And The Escort of The Year Is… Backstage at The Sex Oscars|Scott Bixby|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It also helps those who peddle it, because it makes them notorious and helps them sell their wares.Why the Rush to Sell Gold Coins is Drowning Out Real Critiques of Obama|David Frum|April 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Many celebrities opted to donate their wares to charity, and the extravagance—and value—of the bags have gone down over the years.Oscar’s Bizarre Swag Bag: Condoms, Circus Training, and More|Kevin Fallon|February 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Beppo was a very different man from Signore Ripollo, nor had he a palace with a water-gate to show his wares.My Friend the Chauffeur|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
This the critics allow me, and while they like my wares, they may dispraise my writing.The Anglo-French Entente in the Seventeenth Century|Charles Bastide
My immediate first impulse is to protest against the inquisitor and to prefer the merchant who comes to offer me his wares.Tragic Sense Of Life|Miguel de Unamuno
The shopkeepers stood in front and cried their wares, and besought customers.The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner|Charles Dudley Warner
She followed me to where my wares were spread out under lee of a piece of cannon.St. Ives|Robert Louis Stevenson